Francisco M. García

M.S/Ph.D Candidate, GEM Fellow
School Of Computer Science
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Email: fmgarcia [at] cs [dot] umass [dot] edu

I am a MS/Ph.D student at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. I graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia in 2012. I worked as a software developer for 18 months at DmgCtrl, Ltd, and I have been working as a research assistant at the University of Pennsylvania since 2011 under the direction of Mubbasir Kapadia and Norman I. Badler. My research interests are Artifiical Intelligence, Robotics, Motion Planning, Path Finding.


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Publications

  1. Kai Ninomiya, Mubbasir Kapadia, Alexander Shoulson, Francisco M. Garcia and Norman I. Badler, Planning Approaches to Constraint-aware Navigation in Dynamic Environments, 2014 Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds
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  2. Francisco M. García, Mubbasir Kapadia and Norman I. Badler, GPU-based Dynamic Search on Adaptive Resolution Grids, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Hong Kong, China
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  3. Mubbasir Kapadia, Kai Ninomiya, Alexander Shoulson, Francisco M. García and Norman I. Badler, Constraint Aware Navigation in Dynamic Environments, ACM SIGGRAPH conference on Motion in Games (MIG 13).
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  4. Mubbasir Kapadia, Francisco M. García, and Norman I. Badler. Dynamic Search on the GPU. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2013.
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  5. Mubbasir Kapadia, Alejandro Porres, Francisco M. García, Vivek Reddy, Nuria Pelechano, and Norman I. Badler. Multi-Domain Real-time Planning in Dynamic Environments. ACM SIGGRAPH/EUROGRAPHICS Symposium of Computer Animation, 2013
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  6. Shoulson, Alexander, Francisco M. García, Matthew Jones, Robert Mead & Norman I. Badler (2011). “Parameterizing Behavior-Trees”. Jan M. Allbeck & Petros Faloutsos (Eds.). Fourth International Conference on Motion in Games (MIG)
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